Strategies to Deepen Comprehension: Native American Boarding Schools

Through nonfiction texts and media capturing the time period in history in which Native American children were taken away from their families and sent to boarding schools, participants will learn best practices for fostering students’ comprehension, with an emphasis on text structures and features.  They will gain lesson examples and resources to apply to reading units of their own.  

Event Details

Target Group K - 2, 3 - 5, 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Delivery Method In-Person, Online, Other
Available PL Durations(s) The SSOM IEFA sessions are generally 2-3 hours in length but may be customized to your timeframe and needs. Some districts partner to offer a regional IEFA professional learning with multiple topics in one day.
Renewal Units/Credit 1 renewal unit per hour

Cost for half-day and full-day professional learning varies based on student enrollment

Contact Information

School Services of Montana:; (800) 284-9271

Director of Education Services – Melissa Tovaas (